Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: The Baby-Faced Assassin (Hardback)Ian Macleay (author)
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 01/09/2007
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is an Old Trafford legend. After three injury-ravaged years, he blazed back to reignite his career and that of his club, Manchester United. His fantastic goals have thrown out a challenge to the Abramovich empire which had emerged in his absence and risen to dominate the Premiership, challenging Man United's position as the world's greatest club. Famous for his youthful looks and uncanny ability to score in the dying minutes of important games, often coming on as a 'super-sub', he's one of football's most cerebral and naturally gifted strikers. His last-gasp winner in injury time against Barcelona in 1999's Champions League final helped secure the crowning glory of Man Utd's glorious Treble. Plagued by a knee injury, Solskjaer has nonetheless earned sixty caps for Norway, and continues to put them away to deadly effect for his club, who never tire of singing 'You Are My Solskjaer' whether he's on the pitch or not. And he's committed his future to Old Trafford with the prospect of coaching duties after 2008, where his knowledge of the game, skill and attitude can continue to benefit his adopted home. In this informative and insightful book, sports writer Ian MacLeay charts the highs and lows of The Baby Faced Assassin's career to provide an in-depth look at both the man and the striker who looks set to go down in history alongside Denis Law and Jimmy Greaves. It is a must-read for any sports fan.
Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 27 mm
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